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Unfortunately, There Was No “Striketober”

Everyone is desperate for signs of life in the American working class, so the breathless talk of a "Striketober" a few months back made sense. But new Bureau of Labor Statistics data throws cold water on that idea: there was no strike upsurge.

Michal Kalecki and the Politics of Full Employment

Polish economist Michal Kalecki is often linked with the “Keynesian revolution,” but Kalecki’s view of capitalism was much more radical than Keynes’s. His ideas are a vital tool for understanding how the system works, and how it might be overcome.

Bring Patrice Lumumba Home

Congolese anti-colonial leader Patrice Lumumba was assassinated 61 years ago today. The Belgium government still hasn’t returned his remains to his family and nation.